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#357541 - 11/11/09 06:18 PM Air Fare
Ernie B Offline
All inclusive 7 nights, including drinks, meals, air, hotel, transfers, tax/tips $499................... to Cancun ! Air alone Austin-BZE almost $600 ???????????????

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Gun Control is Hitting Your Target.

#357546 - 11/11/09 06:59 PM Re: Air Fare [Re: Ernie B]
klcman Offline
Gov't taxes/fees + Mex subsidy = $$$$$$$$$$$$
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#357550 - 11/11/09 07:24 PM Re: Air Fare [Re: klcman]
Ernie B Offline
I understand that, but G.O.B., B.T.B. doesnt. Then they wonder why visitors are choosing other destinations ?
Gun Control is Hitting Your Target.

#357552 - 11/11/09 07:39 PM Re: Air Fare [Re: Ernie B]
klcman Offline
When asked about that earlier this week at a SPCC meeting, a well-known PUP leader gave this answer:

Question: My son bought a ticket to Belize for $279 but the taxes and fees added on to the ticket by Belize doubled the cost. What should Belize do to lower taxes on travel?

Mr. Briceno: Taxes make up 70% of the revenue of Belize. The tax
structure must be looked at. Most of the taxes are consumption tax and business taxes. A small number of businesses are paying most of the taxes. There needs to be a broader base, the system needs to be computerized and all taxes need to be collected. This would result in more revenue and there could be a reduction in taxes.

What was the question again???
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#357555 - 11/11/09 07:58 PM Re: Air Fare [Re: klcman]
Ernie B Offline
I donno, but I understand the answer.
Gun Control is Hitting Your Target.

#357559 - 11/11/09 08:15 PM Re: Air Fare [Re: Ernie B]
azbob Offline
Plus you have to listen to ONLY a 1 hour time share pitch that turns into 4 HOURS! No matter how many times you say NO, NO, NO!

Other than that, taxes + no substity = $756 from Phoenix to Belize for Feb trip!!! sick
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#357561 - 11/11/09 08:19 PM Re: Air Fare [Re: azbob]
LaurieMar Offline
Wow AZbob, I paid less than that for RT tix to Zurich last month. Unbelizeable!

#357580 - 11/11/09 09:45 PM Re: Air Fare [Re: LaurieMar]
champion Offline
Just booked for 4 of us @ $938.57 per, not including Tropic, arriving the 6th of Feb. Feb 2009 was $550.00 per. Aug 2008 was $500.00 per. BTB had better do something and soon.
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#357582 - 11/11/09 10:05 PM Re: Air Fare [Re: champion]
klcman Offline
Just found a CO Feb r/t for $715 all in that not only avoids IAH but eliminates one connection each direction. Almost seems cheap - in the same way that $2.65 gasoline does..........
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#357615 - 11/12/09 12:29 AM Re: Air Fare [Re: klcman]
terrielinn Offline
at rates like they are now unfortunately rather than being unBelizable, it will become UN-Belize frown Unfortunately I don't think I can afford Belize at these rates cry I heart Belize and the people I have met there. Hope things change soon - June would be good grin
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